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Mother Claimed Son Was In Pennsauken; Prosecutor Charged Her with Perjury

 LYCOMING COUNTY, PA  (March 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--  On January 26, 2023, LAKEISHA WHITE, age 46, testified under oath at the Lycoming County Courthouse in her son's placement hearing.


Agents from the Criminal Investigative Division had previously testified that her son, Screenshot 2023-03-29 at 12.19.36
Keyon White had been in Williamsport on September 12, 2022, and was involved in a shooting on Lila Lane.


WHITE testified that her son was not in Williamsport and was enrolled in school in Pennsauken, NJ at the time. WHITE was asked if her son had ever come back to Williamsport without her to which WHITE responded "No, not that I know of".

WHITE was asked, if not with her, where was KEYON?

WHITE responded, "Home, Always home".  

When asked again if her son KEYON was in Williamsport on September 12, 2022, WHITE again testified that he was not.


Through further investigation Agents were able to confirm that KEYON was not in Pennsauken, NJ on the day of the shooting in Williamsport or the following day. Agents also learned that WHITE had withdrawn KEYON from Pennsauken High School. LAKEISHA WHITE was arraigned on a single count of Perjury before MDJ Biichle and released on $50,000 unsecured bail. 

Arrest Date:  Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 2:16 pm

Charges: 4902 A; PERJURY Incident Type: All Other

- Criminal Source:  Williamsport Bureau of Police

Sourced via CRIMEWATCH®